2019 Orders and Fellowship Meeting

The 2019 Orders and Fellowship meeting is scheduled for January 16-17, 2019 located at the Church of the Resurection, Leawood, KS. Our theme is Living Water, Living Well.

Our Plenary speaker is Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Associate Professor Duke Global Health Institute. She will focus on how clergy can maintain mental, emotional and spiritual health.

Childcare will be offered onsite. Parents must register by the deadline of December 12, 2018. Click here to register for childcare and you will be transferred to the childcare regsitration site.  Please Note - There will be no onsite childcare registration, so please register before the deadline.

Early registration for the event will end at midnight on Wednesday, January 2. Registrations received after January 2 will incur a $25 late fee. The final deadline for event registration is Wednesday, January 9.

Spouses are welcome to attend the event and must register separately.

Lunch is included with your registration, but you must specify if you plan to eat the provided meal.

Questions with an asterisk (*) are required to be answered in order to submit this registration form.

*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
*What is the church name of your pastoral appointment or local church?

Information entered here will be printed on your nametag. An example answer to this question would be First UMC. Do not spell UMC out as there is not enough space. Multiple churches may be listed by separating each with a comma.

*What is the city and state location of your pastoral appointment or local church?

Information entered here will be printed on your nametag. An example answer to this question would be Emporia, KS or Grand Island, NE.

*Registration Fee

The registration fee includes all sessions for the event and lunch on Wednesday. Retired clergy, full-time students and spouses are only charged the meal price.

A late fee of $25 will be charged for registrations received on or after January 2, 2019.

Full-time clergy ($75)
Less than full-time clergy ($40)
DSAs/CLMs ($40)
Retired Clergy ($15)
Full-time students ($15)
Spouse/Guest ($15)
*Workshops for 2019 Orders & Fellowship

Several workshops are being offered at the 2019 Orders and Fellowship event, January 16-17 at Church of the Rresurrectoin in Leawood, KS. We need each person to choose one of the workshops below so we have a count of how many people will be in each workshop. Click Here for Workshop Description and Speaker Bios

Seanne Larson Emerton LIMHP, LMFT, LPC - Diving Deep for Resilience
Rev. Joy Freeman - Mindfulness: Focusing on Taijifit & Labyrinth
Rev. Adam Hamilton - Love to Stay: Six Keys to a Successful Marriage
Rev. Sally Ruggia-Haden - What is Spiritual Direction
Rachel Meyer - Pastor and Parish
Ginger Vaughn-Pullin, DNP - Self-Care for Caregivers
Ginger Rothhaas - Be Still and Know
Rev. Bill Selby - Differentiated Leadership through Seperate and Together
Lacey Spallitta - Tips to Start Getting Healthier
Rev. Michael Tomson-DeGreeff - Leadership Coaching
EAP - Becoming an Efffective Stress Manager
*Do you plan to eat the lunch provided on-site Wednesday? We will need an accurate count for the caterer.
Dietary Concerns

Please check all that apply.

Gluten Sensitive

Room blocks are reserved at several area hotels. Click here to view a listing of hotels. You may reserve your hotel by using the link or if you prefer you can call the local hotel number to speak to a local Kansas City represnetative. In order to receive the discounted rate, reservations must be made by Wednesday, December 15.

The meeting will begin on Wednesday, January 16 with onsite registration check-in at 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and worship beginning at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will conclude on Thursday, January 17 at 12:15 p.m. For those interested in receiving packet materials and nametags early, you may pick those up onsite Tuesday night, January 15 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


Once you click the "Submit" button below, the option to pay by credit card will appear immediately. A PayPal account is not required in order to pay by credit card.

We ask that all payments be received by January 11, 2019. To pay by check, make checks payable to the Great Plains Conference. Mail check, including registrant's name, to: Orders and Fellowship, 1207 SW Executive Drive Topeka, KS  66615

More payment information can be found in the confirmation email you receive upon clicking the "Submit" button.

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